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Image: An NFER system allows researchers to track nurses\' movements in real time (Photo courtesy of Jung Hyup Kim/ MU).

Nurse Tracking System Improves Hospital Workflow

An innovative system uses a combination of manual observation and non-intrusive tracking sensors to track intensive care unit (ICU) nurses in real time. More...
03 Jan 2018
Image: The new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital main building (Photo courtesy of Stanford Health).

New Children’s Hospital Transforms California Healthcare

The new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital expansion is set to transform the patient experience through a family-centered design and technological innovation, while setting new standards for sustainability in hospital design. More...
02 Jan 2018
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Image: Stanford is just one hospital trying to keep noise down (Photo courtesy of Stanford University).

Noisy Hospitals Face Threat of Decreased Federal Compensation

A new review shows that hospitals in the United States are attempting different approaches to bring restful repose to their patients. More...
19 Dec 2017
Image: Guy\'s and St. Thomas\' hospital and Johnson & Johnson join forces to improve orthopedic care (Photo courtesy of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust).

Orthopedics Centre of Excellence Planned for Guy’s Hospital

Johnson & Johnson Managed Services and Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust have entered into a 15-year partnership to deliver an Orthopedics Centre of Excellence. More...
11 Dec 2017
Image: New research suggests costs of health services and patient care could be improved by stopping five high-cost surgical procedures (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Research Suggests Avoidance of Low-Value Surgical Procedures

A new study suggests that stopping just five high-cost general surgical procedures could reduce health services costs and improve patient care. More...
28 Nov 2017
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Image: A new study suggests federal hospital readmission fees may lead to more deaths (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

U.S. Federal Readmission Fines Linked to Higher Mortality

A new study suggests that the U.S. Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) may be so focused on avoiding readmissions that heart failure (HF) related death rates are increasing. More...
21 Nov 2017
Image: A new study shows close to 50% of medical care in the US is delivered in the ED (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Almost Half of Medical Care Delivered in Emergency Rooms

A new study reveals that nearly half of all medical care in the United States is delivered by emergency departments (EDs). More...
31 Oct 2017


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